Founded in 1946 by Robert Mann, Robert Koff, Raphael Hillyer, and Arthur Winograd, the ever-evolving Juilliard Quartet has become a living American legend. Widely known as the “quintessential American string quartet,” from the beginning the Juilliard has been recognized for the boldness of its interpretation of the classics, with an equal and parallel tradition of championing the new.
Ricardo Morales has been hailed by The New York Times as having “utterly natural musical grace and the lyricism and breath control of a fine opera singer.” He studied at the Escuela Libra de Musica in his native Puerto Rico and was appointed principal clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at the age of 21. Subsequently he joined.
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Concerts take place in the 530-seat auditorium located on the second floor of the museum. Seating is on three levels: the main floor, mezzanine and balcony. The mezzanine level scales up on either side of the hall to meet the balcony. All concerts at this venue are reserved seating. Note that there is elevator access from the… more info
Beethoven: “Kakadu” Variations, Op. 121a Adès: Arcadiana Fauré: Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 120 Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2 This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Richard Freedman.
Hindemith: Clarinet Quintet, Op. 30 Capanna: String Trio [Philadelphia Premiere] Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 w/ Große Fuge, Op. 133 This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 1:45 PM with Robert Capanna.